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Should i be concerned that my re-occurring epididymitis may never go away ? 1 year so far.

Should i be concerned that my re-occurring epididymitis may never go away ? 1 year so far.

Here are...: The stated scenario indicated you've been treated for epididymitis; hopefully, indeed, you had or have had it. So, you're advised to collect the features of degree, duration, or interval over time of testicular pain with its detailed sequence of events. &bring those to doc for review, analysis, more hx, physicals, and tests as needed so to deduce a confirmative DX for reasonable rx. Best wish... ...Read more

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Prostatitis (Definition)

Prostatitis is the swelling and inflammation of the prostate gland, which is a gland located beneath the bladder in men. Prostatitis usually results in painful and difficult urination, and there may be flu-like symptoms present. There are many causes of prostatitis, one of ...Read more


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Is the epididymitis and prostatitis life long problem ?

Is the epididymitis and prostatitis life long problem ?

Not lifelong: But the conditions you mention take some treatment to fix. Your doc has probably given you antibiotics already. You might consider natural antimicrobials such as olive leaf extract or colloidal silver. Please don't do or get prostate massage w/out docs ok. It may spread the infection. If not infected it can be used. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Can the prostatitis or epididymitis be diagnosed by seman culture ?

Yes ; No: These are really two conditions that are diagnosed with history and exam. Cultures frequently are negative. ...Read more

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I have balanitis(unknown cause) possible epididymitis and prostatitis. Can the cause of all these things be related to each other?

Yes and no: While prostatitis and epididymitis often have a common bacterial origin due to the anatomic linkage of the two structures from the vas deferens, balanitis is usually caused by a fungal organism. ...Read more

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Does the epididymitis or prostatitis affect my sex life ?

It can: Epididymitis is inflammation of the epididymis, which is a tube located at the back of the testicles. The tube stores and carries sperm. It is caused by an infection, usually a bacterial or a sexually transmitted infection. Symptoms can include: painful and swollen scrotum, pain with intercourse and ejaculation, blood in the semen. See your doctor for testing and antibiotics. ...Read more

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Can epididymitis lead to and enlarged prostate or prostatitis?

Can epididymitis lead to and enlarged prostate or prostatitis?

No: Epididymitis is and infection and /or inflammation of the epididymis which is a structure on the testicle. Diseases of this structure will not lead to an enlarged prostate and very unlikely to lead to prostatitis. ...Read more

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Epididymitis (Definition)

Epididymitis is an infection of the epididymis or part of the accessory sex organs of the male. It is found attached to the testicle in the scrotum and is where sperm swim after being ...Read more